Photon authentication in VIVEPORT
VIVEPORT provides support for Photon authentication, matchmaking, and other multiplayer features. It also helps verify that end users have licenses for their titles and content.
The client-side VIVEPORT SDK interacts with Photon through the Session Token API. The VIVEPORT SDK running on the client generates a session token, which is then given to the Photon SDK, and the Photon cloud in turn. The Photon cloud then uses the token to exchange data with the VIVEPORT cloud, allowing Photon to uniquely identify the user and session.
The token means that end users don’t need an account or additional authentication with Photon, since VIVEPORT has already taken care of that. Data exchanged includes profile information like the user name, scoring history, leaderboards, etc…
Photon integration makes use of the following APIs: